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seeing the world through transport routes -- A German map of Atlantic steamship routes from 1895 Old World Maps, Old Maps, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Bel Art, Big Data Visualization, Map Globe, Map Design, Historical Maps

Beautiful Old Maps

Occasionally I'll check out a store on Etsy that has loads of old map prints and I'll become simultaneously inspired and depressed. Why inspired? Because these people were creating amazingly beautiful and useful visualizations over a hundred years ago with far fewer resources. Why depressed? Because these people were creating amazingly beautiful and useful visualizations over a hundred years ago with far fewer resources. Here are some cool ones I spotted today that I'll share in order to…

When the Huguenots fled France, they brought their artisanal talent and craftsmanship with them. World History, Family History, Jean Antoine Watteau, French History, Family Genealogy, Persecution, Ancestry, Historia, France

One feature of the Huguenot movement in France was that it included an extremely large proportion of artisans and craftsmen. This worked do France's disadvantage when Huguenots were forced out of the country before and after the 1685 Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (ie., Huguenot Diaspora). But it was to the advantage of the rest of the world wherever Huguenots settled and brought their talents and skills

Antique map of Africa from Sidney Hall's extremely scarce 1835 New General Atlas. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Rare Antique, Afrika Tattoos, Map Globe, Old Maps, Historical Maps, African History, Map Art

1835 Hall Map of Africa

Antique Maps of Africa. Gallery of authentic historic and rare maps of Africa from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

Cape Town Map Vintage South African Atlas Poster Cape Town Street Map 1884 Bar Den Wall Art Slightly aged finish, retaining the aged character of the original. One of a large collection of remastered vintage art posters I have for sale. African Map, African History, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage Metal, Cape Colony, Cities, Cape Town South Africa, Old Maps

Map of Cape Town 1891.

VIEW ORIGINAL.........for a fascinating look at what the city looked like 122 years ago. Virtually all the well known streets are there albeit, sparsely populated.. Today’s residential areas were mostly farms and small-holdings.. Unfortunately a small area on the right (Sea Point) has been damaged and the ‘repair job’ could have been better, but still gives a good indication of the lay of the land.

Read "Tracing Your Huguenot Ancestors A Guide for Family Historians" by Kathy Chater available from Rakuten Kobo. Between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, many thousands of Protestants fled religious persecution in France and t. Genealogy Search, Family Genealogy, Genealogy Sites, French History, Canadian History, American History, Family Research, My Family History, France


Tracing Your Huguenot Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians by Kathy Chater. $8.55. Publisher: Pen & Sword (July 23, 2012). 192 pages

Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck - Jan van Riebeeck April 1619 – 18 January of the Dutch East India Company, VOC, was a Dutch colonial administrator and the founder of Cape Town. He was the Commander of the Cape Colony (Kaapkolonie) from 1652 until Cape Colony, South African Wine, Cape Dutch, East India Company, Dutch Colonial, Johannes Vermeer, My Heritage, African History, My People

History of South Africa - Key Figures in South Africa’s history - From European Arrival until the Freedom Charter

South African history outline and key figures in South Africa’s history.

"The French Huguenot persecutions. Roman Catholic forces attacking a group of Huguenot worshippers in France, c. French History, European History, My Family History, World History, Royal Lineage, My Ancestry, London History, Persecution, My Heritage

Huguenot | French Protestant

Huguenot, any of the Protestants in France in the 16th and 17th centuries, many of whom suffered severe persecution for their faith. The origin of the name is uncertain, but it appears to have come from the word aignos, derived from the German Eidgenossen (confederates bound together by oath),

Cape Town has been voted as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and these vintage photos show the city in a way you’ve never seen – or at the very… Derelict House, Desert Life, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Landscape Photography, City

District six 1977.

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Huguenots in South Africa - Even before the large-scale arrival of the Huguenots at the Cape of Good Hope in the 17th century, a small number of individual Huguenot refugees settled there They included Francois Villion, later known as Viljoen, and the Du Toit brothers. In fact, the first Huguenot to arrive at the Cape of Good Hope was Maria de la Quellerie the wife of governor Jan van Riebeeck, who started the settlement at the Cape of Good Hope in 1652 on behalf of the Dutch East India…

The first Huguenots arrived as early as when the first Huguenot refugee, Francois Villion (later Viljoen), arrived at the Cape. By a total of 201 French Huguenots had settled at the Cape of Good Hope. East India Company, French History, Historical Pictures, My Heritage, My Land, African History, Cape Town, Cool Stuff, South Africa

The first large group of French Huguenots arrive at the Cape

The first Huguenots arrived as early as 1671, when the first Huguenot refugee, Francois Villion (later Viljoen), arrived at the Cape. By 1692, a total of 201 French Huguenots had settled at the Cape of Good Hope.

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